CAF, AFC to sign MoU

Posted: January 13, 2016 in General

The Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) are set to grow closer with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Friday, January 15, 2016 at 11:30 AM (local time) at the Serena Hotel in Kigali, Rwanda.

CAF President, Issa Hayatou, and AFC President, Shaikh Salman Bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa, will sign the MoU of mutual co-operation on development of football between the two confederations.

The two Presidents will be assistedby Hicham El Amrani, General Secretary of CAF and Dato’ Windsor John, General Secretary ofthe AFC.

The MoU which will be valid for four (4) years and open to renewal is meant to strengthen cooperationbetween the two confederations and provide a framework for exchanges on competitions and formation.

This will be achieved through the sharing of information, experience, initiating high level competitions, conducting joint technical development programs invarious fields such as: Coaching, Refereeing, Youth football, Women’s football, Integrity, Administration, Marketing, Media and Innovative technologies.

There will be a press conference tobe addressed by the Presidents of CAF and AFC after signing the MoU.

About CAFThe Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) is an international non-governmental organization and the football governing body in Africa. It is currently running 11 competitions amongst which the African Cup of Nations (CAN) and the African Nations Championship (CHAN).

CAF was founded in 1957.It has a membership of 54 NationalAssociations.


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